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The Bests Covered Bridge
West Windsor, VT
WGN Number: 45-14-10
Bests Covered Bridge
Bests Covered Bridge
Photo by Joe Nelson © 1997

Bests Bridge, a twin to the Bowers Bridge, may have been built thirty years earlier. The arches were originally constructed of a laminate of five planks - two more were recently added to the bows.

Our thanks to the Town of West Windsor for allowing the posting of the Vermont Covered Bridge Society Welcome patch. For more information about the West Windsor area visit their website at

Bests Covered Bridge Vital Statistics
Town: West Windsor
Location: Churchill Road
Crossing: Mill Brook
Date: 1890
Builder: A. W. Swallows
Truss Type: Tied arch
Truss Length: 37 feet 5 inches
Credits: All pictures, information and descriptions are taken from Spanning Time Vermont's Covered Bridges by Joseph C. Nelson ©1997 and the World Guide to Covered Bridges - 1989
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Joe Nelson, P.O Box 267, Jericho, VT 05465-0267 This file posted 09/22/2014

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